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Design Engineering Middlesex University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Design engineers are innovators who develop products and the systems used to make them. Our degrees give students the practical training and project experience to become accomplished design engineers with a professional portfolio of work.

Why study BEng/MEng Design Engineering at Middlesex University?
Design Engineering at Middlesex is available as either a three-year Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) and a four-year Master of Engineering (MEng).

The degrees produce professional and competent Design Engineers capable of playing an active role in formulating, meeting the challenges and opportunities arising in contemporary industrial and commercial practice. You will explore the design and implementation of digital systems and become experienced using the latest industry software equipped in our labs and workshops.

To support your career success, you will build a professional portfolio of work throughout your degree and receive regular guest lectures and project feedback from industry professionals, with the option of spending a year on industry placement.

Flexible programme design
Our suite of Design Engineering courses share a common first year of study which enable students to experience all aspects of engineering. Depending on your interests, you can then continue with the broad Design Engineering degree or transfer to one of these specialist honours programmes:

Robotics - Analysing and developing robotics systems
Electronics - Developing analogue and digital systems
Mechatronics - Design of electro-mechanical systems using computer control aspects
Course highlights
You will be encouraged to enter prestigious design engineering competitions to enhance your experience and career prospects
Our dedicated facilities in the new Ritterman Building are equipped with industry standard equipment in electronics, mechatronics, robotics and networking solutions
You will extend your industry knowledge through our series of weekly guest lectures delivered by some of the UKs leading design experts and companies
A year-long work placement is available as part of the course
If you apply for our four-year MEng course you will gain a masters qualification as soon as you successfully complete your undergraduate degree
Whichever pathway you choose, you can change to another after your first year
As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Course details

Modules

Year 1: Design Engineering Projects 1 (30 credits) - Compulsory, Physical Computing: Electronics (30 credits) - Compulsory, Physical Computing: Programming (30 credits) - Compulsory, Formal Systems (30 credits) - Compulsory.
Year 2: Design Engineering Projects 2 (30 credits) - Compulsory, Engineering in Context (30 credits) - Compulsory, Control Systems (30 credits) - Compulsory, Analogue and Digital systems (30 credits) - Optional, Robotics and Mechatronics (30 credits) - Optional.
Year 3: Design and Innovation Management (30 credits) - Compulsory, Design Engineering Dissertation (30 credits) - Compulsory, Design Engineering Major Project (60 credits) - Compulsory.
MEng: Year 1: Design Engineering Projects 1 (30 credits) - Compulsory, Physical Computing: Electronics (30 credits) - Compulsory, Physical Computing: Programming (30 credits) - Compulsory, Formal Systems (30 credits) - Compulsory.
Year 2: Design Engineering Projects 2 (30 credits) - Compulsory, Engineering in Context (30 credits) - Compulsory, Control Systems (30 credits) - Compulsory, Analogue and Digital systems (30 credits) - Optional, Robotics and Mechatronics (30 credits) - Optional.
Year 3: Design and Innovation Management (30 credits) - Compulsory, Design Engineering Dissertation (30 credits) - Compulsory, Design Engineering Major Project (60 credits) - Compulsory.
Year 4: Advanced topics in Design Engineering (30 credits) - Compulsory, Team Project (60 credits) - Compulsory, Industrial Automation and Control (30 credits) - Optional, Systems engineering for Robotics (30 credits) - Optional, Advanced Mechatronics and Robotics (30 credits) - Optional, Systems Design and Validation (30 credits) - Optional, System-on-a-chip Design (30 credits) - Optional.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code H15A
Institution code M80
Campus name Hendon Campus
Campus code H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
A level Including 80 points or above from at least two Science or Numerate subjects
Access to HE Diploma M: 45 credits Access pass with 45 credits at Level 3 (45 credits merit or higher)
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths or grade 4 if awarded after August 2017

Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
PTE Academic 51.0 With at least 51 in all components
TOEFL (iBT) 72.0 With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £12,000 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Provider information

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Middlesex University
Hendon Campus
The Burroughs
Barnet
NW4 4BT


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